New Delhi :
Chief of Defense Staff, General Bipin Rawat (CDS Gen Bipin Rawat) has died in a helicopter accident. Apart from his wife, General Rawat was in the helicopter with 14 Indian Air Force (IAF) men. The helicopter crashed this afternoon in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. The Mi-series helicopter crashed in the Nilgiris shortly after taking off from the Sulur Army base. 13 people have died in this accident, while 1 is undergoing treatment after suffering severe burns. Bollywood celebs are also paying tribute to General Bipin Rawat by condoling his death on social media.
Let’s see what the celeb said-
Bollywood actor Kabir Bedi has written, “Deeply saddened by the passing away of General Rawat. I met him in Delhi two weeks ago, when he launched my book after a polo match. I was very impressed by him. A big and sad loss to #IndianArmy RIP”.
Deeply saddened by Gen Rawat’s passing. Met him two weeks ago in Delhi when he gracefully launched my book after the Polo match we attended together. I was very impressed by him.
A great and tragic loss for the #IndianArmy RIP. pic.twitter.com/7neVYZRumN
— KABIR BEDI (@iKabirBedi) December 8, 2021
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi writes in a tweet, “Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat. Sir, we salute you for 4 decades of selfless service to the motherland. I am with the nation in mourning the loss of one of India’s finest soldiers. #RIP #Omshanti”.
Deeply saddened to know about the demise of Gen #BipinRawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat. Sir, we salute you for 4 decades of selfless service to our motherland. I join our nation in mourning the loss of one of India’s finest soldiers. #RIP#OmShantihttps://t.co/KQa47wOUeu
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) December 8, 2021
Expressing grief on Twitter, actress Sophie Choudry has written ‘Deepest Condolences’.
🙏🙏🏼💔 deepest condolences https://t.co/AzW9adJLQP
— Sophie C (@Sophie_Choudry) December 8, 2021
Filmmaker and writer Resul Pookutty writes, “Sad…May his soul rest in peace…Salute to the work he has done for the country….”.
Tragic…. May their souls Rest In Peace… Salute to the work they have done for the nation…🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/wQBg1CIL4c
— resul pookutty (@resulp) December 8, 2021
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